Near Elkmont in Limestone County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
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spring was turned into a hotel to accommodate the visitors. The cool sweet-tasting water of the chalybeate spring brought crowds to the little community beginning in the 1850s. The town was incorporated and established one of the first schools in the county. It offered the services of several doctors. A Masonic Lodge, and post office were established there. After the war the hotel and spring were sold to numerous owners. In November of 1926 the old hotel building caught fire and burned to the ground.
Erected 2016 by Limestone County Historical Society;
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Science & Medicine • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
Location. 34° 58.627′ N, 86° 56.43′ W. Marker is near Elkmont, Alabama, in Limestone County. Marker is on Pettusville Road (County Road 55) 0.2 miles north of Dunnavant Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker is on the grounds of Pettusville United Methodist Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 29035 Pettusville Road, Elkmont AL 35620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hernando De Soto in Alabama (approx. 3.2 miles away); Vietnam Veterans of America (approx. 3.2 miles away); Legacy (approx. 3.2 miles away); Alabama Korean War Memorial (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Saturn Legacy (approx. 3.2 miles away); Visitors Center (approx. 3.2 miles away); Alabama's Role (approx. 3.2 miles away); Saturn IB Launch Vehicle (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkmont.
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